This Week’s Events

Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Literacy, Community Learning
Description: Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring hands-on activities and fun Grades K to 5
Branch: Central Library
Date: Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
Start time: 5:00 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Health & Wellness, Community Learning
Description: VLA Librarians of Color and Chesapeake Public Library present the story of the Emmanuel 9 followed by a panel discussion. To reserve tickets, please use the following link: https://events.infopeake.org/event/vla-emmanuel-movie-screening/
Branch: Central Library
Date: Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Discover the most modern strategies for developing a professional resume. In this workshop we will review mock-resumes, suggest edits, and openly discuss what makes a resume stand out in a positive way.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Friday, May 24th, 2019
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy, Community Learning, Culture
Description: The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop emergent literacy skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Friday, May 24th, 2019
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Community Learning
Description: Spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Featuring: hands-on activities and fun. Looking for more information? Visit www.infopeake.org for class details. Ages 3 to 5 with caregiver
Branch: All Libraries
Date: Sunday, May 26th, 2019
Start time: All Day
Age group: All Ages - Everyone, Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: No location specified
Branch: All Libraries
Date: Monday, May 27th, 2019
Start time: All Day
Age group: All Ages - Everyone, Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: No location specified
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Monday, May 27th, 2019
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: Weekly BLT meeting.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Our trained library staff provide personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Call to set up an appointment and let the Library connect you with a network of local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, résumé help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Call to set up an appointment and let the Library connect you with a network of local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, résumé help, career exploration and employer recruitment information.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Culture
Description: Don’t get bored - get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends - build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts. No registration required.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Community Learning, Culture
Description: Looking for a way to get involved in your community and build leadership skills? Join TAG! Ask a staff member for an application and start earning community service hours at the Library. Grades 6-12.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Book Club
Description: Stop by the Information Desk to discover this month's title featuring an African American author. Check out a copy for your reading pleasure and come back for the discussion.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Learn how to navigate, practice, and prepare for your next job interview. In this workshop we will take a close look at the most common and tricky interview questions and how to develop responses that will increase your chance for success.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Start time: 8:00 am
Age group: Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: CL & CC Circ
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Culture
Description: Interested in current events? Opinionated? Then let's be heard! Bring a cup of coffee and share your take on the world's news with other interested people. No registration needed
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Start time: 1:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Looking for a job isn't easy. Let the Library connect you with a network of local resources. Featuring: job search and applications, resume help, career exploration and employer recruitment information
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades (9 - 12), Seniors
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our technology experts are available to help you.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Culture
Description: Don’t get bored - get involved. Give your spare time a new purpose; make friends - build your life. Featuring: video game tournaments, STEAM activities, arts and crafts. No registration required.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: Bring your projects, yarn, needles and hooks to this lively yarn crafting group. All skill levels are welcome. No registration needed.
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Young Investors of Virginia Club is the blue print to solving generational social injustices and economic challenges in our world. Please contact Ms. Keyzia Hendricks at younginvestorsofva@gmail.com to register. www.younginvestorsgroup.org